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Fair time in Trinity is near
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TRINITY – September is here, which means it’s almost time for the 2010 Trinity Community Fair. People are getting ready with animals, floats and more. The Fair books have arrived and food and other commercial and non-profit vendors are lined up but there’s still time for area residents to join the fun and show off skills in a number of contest categories including: • Needlecraft and sewing: hand or machine; • Horticulture: African violets, begonias, ferns, ivies, succulents, miscellaneous; • Applied Arts, Crafts and Collectibles: including, but not limited to, photography, calligraphy, pottery (hand built and thrown), glass etching, silhouettes (drawn and applied), wood carvings, china/porcelain painting, tin/metal art, sculpture, candle-making, tole painting, kits by number, block printing, computer art, air brush art, mosaics, ceramics; • Fine Arts: oil, pastels, pen ink, pencil sketches, water color; • Home Baking: breads, pies and pastries, cakes and cookies, miscellaneous; • Home Canning: vegetables, pickles and relishes, fruit, preserves and jellies, meats; and • Produce: vegetables, fresh fruit, miscellaneous. Exhibits may be delivered Thursday, Sept. 23, from 5-9 p.m. or Friday, Sept. 24, from 8-9 a.m. While there is no entry fee required, all exhibitors will be required to fill out an entry form for each item exhibited. These forms will be available in the exhibit hall. Other entry rules include: • 1. Exhibits must bear the name of the person who made the item and age category (Child - under 12, Youth - 12 to 18, Adult). If exhibited by someone else it must also bear his or her name. • 2. Exhibits may be entered in ONLY ONE Trinity Community Fair. • 3. Exhibits will be judged Friday morning beginning at 10 a.m. • 4. Ribbons will be awarded to all entries. Blue ribbons for first place, red for second, white for third and yellow for fourth. Tri-Color will be presented to the outstanding entries. • 5. All entries will be picked up Saturday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. • 6. The Trinity Community Fair Association will exercise reasonable care of all entries, but assumes no liability for loss or damage by fire, theft or accident. Complete Rules are available on the fair association’s website at www.trinitycommunityfair.com. The fair board would like to remind livestock buyers that interested parties can register prior to the auction during the Buyer’s Reception scheduled for 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept.25. Payment for the animal (cash, check or letter of credit from their bank) is expected immediately after the auction. If any buyer would like to add-on to a certain child’s project prior to the auction, that can be handled at the Buyer’s Reception or can be mailed in advance to TCFA, PO Box 2664, Trinity, TX 75862. Buyers also need to be prepared to notify TCFA of the disposition of the animal at time of the sale. All animals are expected to be picked up on Sunday, Sept. 26, morning between 7-8 a.m. Any buyer who plans to donate an animal to a club (4-H, FFA, Boys & Girls, Safe House, etc) will need to have a representative on hand to handle the disposition. For any questions about the fair, check the website, ask on Facebook or call the Trinity Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at 594-3856.